I'm a PhD student affiliated to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, NJ. My research interests are Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Biometrics. At present, my adviser at Rutgers is Prof.Vishal Patel. I'm focusing on developing deep learning based machine learning algorithms for Active Authentication and for Biometrics applications in general. I recieved my bachelors degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2014.

Contact Information

  • Office : Room 533 CORE building
  • Address : ECE, 94, Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.
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  • 01/23/2017 : Two papers of mine have been accepted for FG 2017!
  • 09/08/2016 : Presented my paper on Quickest Intrusion Detection at BTAS 2016.
  • 06/26/2016 : Attending CVPR 2016 with my collegues!
  • 05/06/2016 : Presenting my work on Active Authentication at MACV 2016 at John Hopkins.
  • 15/04/2016 : My work on Quickest Intrusion Detection on AA has been accepted for an oral in BTAS '16.